Members of the Year (VA): (Tie) Chelsea Klatte /Candace Wooden, 

Arlington County Community Health & Protection Bureau



Chelsea Klatte

Attended the 2020 Winter Conference, 2020 Virtual Educational Conference,
Membership 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Chelsea Klatte is an Environmental Health Specialist for Arlington County’s Public Health Division. Chelsea was born in Vermont and gradated the University of New Haven in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Biology and a minor in Environmental Science. Chelsea began working with VDH in 2015 in the Rappahannock Area Health District before starting with Arlington County in 2017. Chelsea primarily performs food inspections but also works on hotel and water recreational facility inspections.



Candice Wooden

Attended the 2020 Winter Conference, 2020 Virtual Educational Conference,

Membership 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Candice L. Wooden is the Senior Environmental Health Specialist, District Standardization Officer, and is currently acting as the Environmental Health Supervisor during the COVID-19 response for the Arlington County Public Health Division (ACPHD). She has worked for ACPHD for 10 years and for Arlington County for a total of 14 years. Candice graduated from Old Dominion University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health. She has always been a lover of science and health studies. She has led multiple ACPHD, Environmental Health Programs and is solely responsible for training her fellow Environmental Health Specialist. She maintains the NEHA’s CP-FS credential and servers as the Environmental Health subject matter expert for the ACPHD, Environmental Health Program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has assisted in many roles including but not limited to the Public Health COVID-19 Logistics Lead. She is a proud Arlington native who servers her community.

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